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Does a burning candle spew fine wax all over everything in a room? Or does it consume completely in the burning process?

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I have never had candle wax spew a mist of wax all over everything in a room, So in my case I would have to say it consumes completely. There are a lot of air freshener candles, like glade, which have more oils and chemicals in them and when those chemicals get heated there is a possibility of residue. I don't think it would be all over the room, just the general area of the candle.

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A burning candle does not spew wax all over as it burns. If it is in a stationery place or held upright, then it will all burn until the candle wick is over and it will leave the outer excess wax as it goes off.

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The wax is consumed in the burning process. The scent in the candle will pervade the room but the wax itself does not.

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to find out ; you can make an experiment ,you will need a glass case ; something like an empty fish tank ,or a glass bowl ,light the candle ,then put it in the bowl, let it burn out ,check and see if theres a wax film on the inside of the bowl.

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The only thing a burning candle spews is dark smoke. If you have ever been to a home where lots of candles are burned check out the air conditioner vents. You will see an accumulation of black from the candles.

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i think it depends on the quality of the wax and as it is mostly hydro-carbon so almost whole amount is consumed (some making harmful soot )

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I did actually find that out as I continued to delve into the subject. I have nice guitars and music gear, and I brought in a citronella candle cos of mosquitoes and moths. I was wondering if my expensive electronix would be affected by it in even some slight way.
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